The Eagle (2011)Action
February 11, 2011
DVD Release Date
June 21, 2011 (Buy on Amazon)
Rated PG-13 for battle sequences and some disturbing images
In 140 AD, two men – master and slave – venture beyond the edge of the known world on a dangerous and obsessive quest that will push them beyond the boundaries of loyalty and betrayal, friendship and hatred, deceit and heroism…The Roman epic adventure THE EAGLE stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell and is directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald.
20 years earlier, Rome’s 5,000-strong Ninth Legion, under the command of Flavius Aquila, marched north... Full synopsis »
Though the genre was submitted to the historical archives several years ago, Roman era-based action dramas continue to rear their ugly heads, typically with much lower budgets and B-grade actors. Such is the case with Focus Features' The Eagle, a valiant but ultimately futile effort. Full movie review »